Analysis of 2015 Presidential Election

2015 Presidential election has come and gone. The analysis on how and why the incumbent President lost the election has been going on ever since. One of the so called analysis that caught my attention is a series of articles by a gentleman named Olaitan Ladipo. The title of his article is “How the Igbos …

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INEC and Fair Election in Nigeria

I wrote this article on November 12, 2012, but the current 2015 presidential, gubernatorial, national and state legislative elections and subsequent results makes it imperative that this article be reprinted so credit should be given to whom the credit is due. It was just few years ago when mere mention of election evokes dread and …

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March 2015 Presidential Election: A Political Shocker

The March 2015 presidential election in Nigeria was predictable but still hard to believe that such a fit could be pulled off in Nigeria. Nigeria does not have a history of long term incumbent party been ousted from office. However, the handwriting has been on the wall all along. It was the primary reason the …

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INEC Postponement of Nigeria Election

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced yesterday, February 7, 2015 that Presidential, senatorial and House of Representative elections scheduled for February 14, has been postponed to March 28. Also, the gubernatorial and state’s Houses of Assembly election originally scheduled for March 28, was pushed back to April 11. These postponements are highly unprecedented and disappointing …

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Presidential Debate and PVC Controvesy

It is unfortunate to hear that General Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) will not participate in the presidential debate on the ground that the debate panel are biased against him. For the record, the presidential debate is coordinated by Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG). NEDG is a coalition of broadcast organizations, …

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